Statehood

New Hamas charter “a significant step” – Patrick Martin, former G&M correspondent

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Exiled Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khaled Mashaal, left, speaks during the unveiling of Hamas’ new charter in Doha, on May 1, 2017. Canadian media downplayed the announcement and the new charter. But does it represent a new direction for Hamas? Is it significant? Read more… (more…)

Canadian Zionists join world wide campaign to mark centenary of Balfour Declaration

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Almost every city and town in today’s Israel has a “Balfour Street”, named after Britain’s foreign secretary Lord Arthur Balfour who promised a “national home” for Jews in Palestine. Canadian Zionists, like their counterparts in many countries around the world, are organizing activities to commemorate the Centenary of the “Balfour Declaration’ and promote Israel in Canada. Read more…. (more…)

UN resolution on Israeli settlements reflects “what the world thinks” says former Canadian Amb to UN

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Paul Heinbecker, a former Canadian ambassador to the UN, says the recent UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements is not just a personal fight between Obama, Netanyahu and Trump.  It “reflects what the world thinks”, he says. Read more (more…)